Psychologist – Full Time

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Post Date: Oct 28, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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North Central Bronx Hospital is a state-of-the-art community hospital located in a residential Bronx neighborhood just 20 minutes north of Manhattan. It is a NYC Health + Hospitals - North Bronx Healthcare Network facility affiliated with Jacobi Medical Center and an academic affiliate and major teaching site of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. North Central Bronx offers a full continuum of acute care inpatient and outpatient services in medical and surgical specialties, including psychiatry.   

The Department of Behavioral Health has 70 adult and geriatric acute inpatient beds, a partial hospital program, psychiatric emergency and consultation-liaison services, an adult ambulatory practice, and a community-based assertive community treatment program. The department employs evidenced-based best practices in providing the highest quality care to its patients in a patient-centered approach that is respectful of their individuality, culture, and community.

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx our teams handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.
We are currently accepting applications for a Full Time Psychologist to join the Psychiatry ER Unit. This is a contract position (of renewable 6-month or 1-year).

Responsibilities include:
•        Participating in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings
•        Complete Psychiatric assessments of patients in the PES and CL Services
•        Participating in the disposition of patients
•        Supervising psychology interns and externs as assigned by the Director of Psychology or Designate
•        Participating in psychology staff meetings and Internship and Externship training programs
•        Keeping abreast of current psychological theory, treatment and testing approaches designed to maintain and/or increase population specific therapeutic and diagnostic assessment skills through attendance at workshops, conferences and seminars
•        Participating in training committee meetings as assigned by the Director of Psychology, or designate
•        Providing or supervising psychological testing on the unit as needed

Qualifications include:
•        Completion of two years of graduate work consisting of at least 60 graduate credits (semester hours) in Psychology
•        In an accredited graduate program leading to a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, health psychology or neuropsychology, plus, two years of satisfactory full-time experience in one of the above-named areas under the supervision of a qualified Psychologist or Psychiatrist
•        Completion of APA-approved internship in professional psychology will be deemed as evidence of meeting all supervised experience requirements
•        It is expected that all staff members who have obtained a doctoral degree in psychology and who have direct patient contact for clinical purposes will obtain a State License as soon as they are eligible

We offer a generous compensation package. For immediate confidential consideration, please contact: Mary Cordoba – Office of Physician Recruitment:

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Contact Details
Name: Mary Cordoba